The number of N-Power beneficiaries has been increased by President Muhammadu Buhari. The increase was also implemented in MarketMoni, TraderMoni, FarmerMoni, all which are part of Government Enterprise And Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
According to President Buhari, the number of N-Power beneficiaries will now be increased to one million. Previously, the number of N-Power beneficiaries were 500,000 for the first and second Batch - both of which ended in July 2020.
Buhari also increased the number of beneficiaries in MarketMoni, TraderMoni, FarmerMoni, to one million, while new pupils for National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, a statement from Buhari on Thursday confirmed.
He said the increase was his administration's effort to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty, "We remain committed to the plan to lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty.
"To this end I have approved an increase in scope of our Social Investment Programme: Doubling of @npower_ng beneficiaries to 1 million; 1 million new @geep_ng beneficiaries & 5 million new pupils for @NHGSFP."